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Historical Events In 1939

Friday, 22 January 2021

Sep 04   In the year 1939 the Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated  

Sep 05   34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2) in the year 1939.  

Sep 05   Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67 in the year 1939.  

Sep 05   The US proclaims its neutrality in WWII a position that would last until 12/7/1941 in the year 1939.  

Sep 06   On this day in history 1st German air attack on Great-Britain in WW II  

Sep 06   In the year 1939 arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71  

Sep 06   In the year 1939 south Africa declares war on Germany during WWII.  

Sep 07   In the year 1939 radio NY Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission  

Sep 08   In the year 1939 fDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe  

Sep 09   Nazi army reaches Warsaw in the year 1939.  

Sep 09   S M Tretjakow, writer, dies at 47 [or Aug 9] in the year 1939.  

Sep 10   Canada declares war on Germany on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Canada declares war on Germany during WWII in the year 1939.  

Sep 10   On this day in history hMS OXLEY, sunk by "friendly fire " off Norwegian coast, south of Stavanger in North Sea torpedoed in error by RN submarine 'Triton'.  

Sep 11   Battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw on this day in history.  

Sep 13   First (tethered) flight of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, one of the first viable American helicopters in the year 1939.  

Sep 14   In the year 1939 british fleet attacks German U-39 boat  

Sep 15   Australian government announces the mobilisation of the militia and the establishment of the Second AIF for service abroad on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history 53rd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (60 810 64)  

Sep 16   Yanks clinch pennant #11 on this day in history.  

Sep 17   German U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die on this day in history.  

Sep 17   HMS COURAGEOUS sunk south west of Ireland by 2 torpedoes from German U.29. 514 men lost from crew of 1,260 on this day in history.  

Sep 17   Invasion of Poland by the Red Army in the year 1939.  

Sep 18   In the year 1939 bob Whittaker, (Rep-R-KS, 1979- )  

Sep 18   On this day in history polish govt of Moscicki flees to Romania  

Sep 19   British Expeditionary Force reaches France on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 1939 british fleet takes German U-27 boat  

Sep 21   Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered on this day in history.  

Sep 21   In the year 1939 heydrich orders ghettos established in occupied Poland, under "Judenrats".  

Sep 21   Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews in the year 1939.  

Sep 23   In the year 1939 cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4  

Sep 23   Sigmund Freud, created psychoanalysis, dies at 83 in the year 1939.  

Sep 24   Carl Laenmie, film producer, dies in the year 1939.  

Sep 25   In the year 1939 german Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs  

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Famous Birthdays In 1939

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jim Bakker, televangelist (PTL Club)/rapist (Jessica Hahn) was born in the year 1939.  

Jan 03   Bobby Hull, NHL forward (Chicago Blackhawk 1957-72) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1939 birth of nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager  

Jan 03   Janice Crosio, Australian politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of jon Appleton, composer  

Jan 05   Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher  

Jan 06   Murray Rose, Australian Olympic swimmer was born in the year 1939.  

Famous Deaths In 1939

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) died in the year 1939.  

Jan 05   Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies in the year 1939.  

Jan 09   On this day in history johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72  

Jan 10   Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 in the year 1939.  

Jan 13   In the year 1939 jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies  

Jan 16   In the year 1939 death of albert Fish, mass murderer, executed  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)  

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